Mexican Fiesta Casserole

Mexican Fiesta Casserole

A clipped vintage recipe for a Mexican Fiesta Casserole; make this casserole with ground beef, salt, pepper, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, chopped onion, biscuit baking mix, water, tomatoes, green pepper, and paprika.
A clipped vintage recipe for Mexican Fiesta Casserole


1 pound ground beef
Salt and Pepper
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
1 cup dairy sour cream
2/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 cups biscuit baking mix
1/2 cup water
2 to 3 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
3/4 cup chopped green pepper
Paprika (optional)


Heat oven to 375-degrees. Cook and stir meat in skillet until brown. Drain off fat. Season meat with salt and pepper. Set aside. Mix cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, and onion. Set aside. 

Stir biscuit baking mix and water until soft dough forms. With floured fingers, pat dough in a greased 13x9x2 baking pan, pressing dough 1/2-inch up sides of the pan. Layer meat, tomato slices, and green pepper on the dough. Spoon sour cream mixture over top and sprinkle with paprika. Bake uncovered until edges of the dough are light brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool five minutes; then cut into squares. Makes 5 to 6 servings. 

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